March - October (winter for experienced walkers on request)
May 30th/1st June: July 19th/20th: August 16th/17th: September TBC
|Location||Kerry- MacGillycuddy's Reeks/ Beara Border/Dingle Peninsula/ Islands|
Two Days of walking and camping in specticular scenery. This trip can be extended to a three or four day outing and traverse a Peninusla.
|Distance||Approx : 12km each day|
Trekking – Moderate to strenous over rough ground.
|Price:||From €250 for 2 day @€125 per day -|
Learn how to survive in the Outdoors…..
Be self-sufficient while camping in the outdoors. We will discuss everything from the proper equipment to buy, how to pack , cooking with Gas and MSR stoves, camp layout and tents. Our guides will be with you to assist when needed. Please see the itinerary.
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Meeting Point: Pat Falvey Walking and Adventure Centre (Kate Kearney’s Cottage)
Walk Duration: Aprrox 6 to 7 hrs per day
Distance: Varied – Approximately 10 to 13 km
Additional Info: This course is ideal for anyone wishing to explore the outdoors, Just to have an exciting weekend, Learn skills for a major expedition, scout, or if your coming on an expedition with us. Also see Student Challenges for Presidents awards.
You may include camping in any of our walks or skills course, just ask and we will advise you on whats best!
Experienced camp craft Guides, demo’s and presentations on use of equipment and clothing.
Equipment: we Supply tents, stoves, and all equipment required including food for Breakfast, Lunch and evening meals.
Price: €250 PP minimum 4 or €125 per day campcraft.
09:00hrs Arrive at the Pat Falvey Walking and Adventure Centre
09:30hrs Clothing and equipment Presentation/usage/packing
11:00hrs Begin trek
13:30hrs Arrive at campsite, presentation on tents and camp layout
14:15hrs Leave Camp for 3-4hr walk and return to settle in for the night.
08:30hrs Pack up and clear out
09:30hrs Begin trek (6hrs)
15:30hrs Questions and Answers
15:45hrs Course ends.
Rucksack, Waterproof liner, Gaitors, Waterproof Trekking Boots, Waterproof Jacket and Trousers, Warm Top, Hat and Gloves, sleeping bag, liner, water bottle, thermorest, food for course duration, eating utensils, camera and case, head torch, handgel, babywipes, wash kit.
Optional: Personal Tent, Cooking Stove
Course Leaders. Pat Falvey, Pemba Gyalje Sherpa, Tony Nation, John Higgs. Division: School of Mountaineering.